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We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil.
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C.A.R. Hoare Quotes

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There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.
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Alan J. Perlis Quotes

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And then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.
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Bill Bryson Quotes

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Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you are as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?
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Brian Kernighan Quotes

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From a programmer's point of view, the user is a peripheral that types when you issue a read request.
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Peter Williams Quotes

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